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Dec 30 10:31

All Eyes on Middle East and Balkans for Next US Combat Caper

The next major US military operation is likely to take place in the Middle East or the Balkans, according to an analysis published by the US magazine The National Interest.

The US is most likely to enter into a military operation in the Middle East or the Balkans, according to a study of its most recent military activities which was published in the US magazine The National Interest.

Author Daniel Sukman created a graphic to display the US' combat and peacekeeping operations over the last 35 years, from which he deduced the next most likely targets.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

A short memo to the Obama administration: you have a citizenry which is stretched to the limit, financially; is very war-weary, and war skeptical; and does not want more wars, thank you very much.

And we have "a modest proposal" for fighting whatever the next military misadventure you folks might conjure up. Henceforward,only the sons and daughters of owners of major corporations which contribute to your campaigns, and which find wars profitable, shall be the only ones fighting, getting maimed for life, and dying in these wars.

After all, that would be more than fair, wouldn't it?!?

Dec 30 10:14

A United Eurasia From Minsk to Manila

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev built upon President Putin's earlier suggestion and formally proposed a grand multilateral economic partnership during his trip to China.

Russia has historically been known for thinking big, so what the Prime Minister proposed is totally in line with the country's political culture. While in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou to partake in the SCO Council of Heads of Government, Medvedev ambitiously stated that:

"Russia proposes starting consultations with the Eurasian Economic Union and Shanghai Cooperation Organization, including the counties joining the alliance, and with countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on the creation of an economic partnership based on the principles of equality and mutual interests."

This suggestion corresponds to what President Putin said during his 3 December Address to the Federal Assembly, when he announced that:

Dec 30 09:59

The Confiscation of Bank Savings to “Save the Banks”: The Diabolical Bank “Bail-In” Proposal

In Cyprus, the entire payments system has been disrupted leading to the demise of the real economy.

Pensions and wages are no longer paid. Purchasing power has collapsed.

The population is impoverished.

Small and medium sized enterprises are spearheaded into bankruptcy.

Cyprus is a country with a population of one million.

What would happen if similar ‘hair cut” procedures were to be applied in the U.S. or the European Union?

Dec 30 09:41

Trucker rams through 'refugees' in France

Dec 30 09:30

Happy New Year — Bail-In Passed for Europe’s Banks

The mainstream media is not extensively reporting on the “experimental” bail-in that the EU imposed on Cyrus. The bail-in, that they swore would never be applied to Europe, will officially begin in January. This new power will be in the interest of taxpayers as they will no longer be forced to pay for failed banks that were created by the childish structure of the euro that was created by lawyers who never understood the economy. But wait a minute — aren’t taxpayers the people with deposits in banks? Hm. Moving to electronic money is also about preventing bank runs. The bottom-line here is that they will just take your money to save bankers.

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It was ever thus!

Dec 30 09:27

The Fracturing of the European Union

It is 70 years since large parts of Europe lay in ruins. Great power aspirations, nationalism and fascism made the continent the focus of two world wars, which together claimed nearly 100 million victims. Now, these same tendencies are spreading once again.

Dec 30 08:52

Europe in 2015: Right-wing forces rise on back of worst refugee crisis since WWII

Recently, three in five EU citizens told pollsters that they do not approve of migrants coming from outside the continent. With more than 1 million arriving in 12 months, rising tension is finding outlets at the ballot box and on the street.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The globalist plan to blend all of humanity into a single clot of workers with no clear idea who they are has backfired big time!

Dec 30 08:49

Euthanasia for children nears approval by Belgian Parliament; doctors to mass-euthanize children and Alzheimer's patients

A proposed law on the verge of approval by the Belgium parliament would allow children to decide for themselves whether they should be euthanized ("killed") by medical personnel. Currently, Belgian law limits euthanasia to persons 18 and older, but with the rise of autistic children thanks to biopesticides, GMOs and vaccines, nations are increasingly trying to figure out what to do with all these children who have been permanently damaged by the medical and biotech industries.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Apparently these kids are so messed up by biopesticides, GMOs, and vaccines that even Planned Parenthood can't use them! :)

Dec 30 08:40

NATO TO DEFEND TURKEY, THE ROLE OF ITALY: ROME COULD PROVIDE MISSILE BATTERIES TO DEFEND ANKARA

NATO could take Italy missile batteries SAMP / T air space defense turkish. And 'what transpires from sources close to the Alliance.

After the withdrawal of the Patriot American and German from the cities of Gaziantep and Kahramanmaras, cover-to-air under NATO auspices is entrusted to missile batteries in Spain. Madrid, after a redeployment of eleven months, has decided to extend its involvement in the operation "Active Fence" until 31 December 2016. The Patriot PAC-2 Spanish (six pitchers for a total of 24 surface-to-air) are deployed in the vicinity of Adana, the fifth largest city in Turkey, and 63 miles from the border with Syria.

In the last hours, NATO is considering the involvement of Italy. Cooled track of ' Air Policing , the Italian government could be made ??a formal request to deploy some platform Samp / T . The surface-to-air short and medium-haul network should be integrated into Patriot already in service.

Dec 30 04:41

Turkey: A Criminal State, a NATO State

Let’s face it, Turkey is now a mafia state ruled by a criminal regime. It is also a NATO member state. Perhaps now the pernicious illusion of NATO as military alliance defending justice, human rights, and the rule of law can finally be put to rest. While the propagandists will continue the charade, Turkey has permanently exposed the US-NATO-GCC-Israel for the warmongers they are in Syria and around the world.

Dec 29 13:59

Serbia has reasons for concern, NATO is arming Croatia

Whether, on an economic exhausted Balkans two decades after the wars, the looming arms race? Croatian intention to acquire rocket launcher MLRS M270, a potential range of up to 300 kilometers, was announced in the local media the past autumn, encouraged Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to think about the procurement of adequate weapons. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, yesterday, on this occasion, said that Serbia will have to respond to the arming of Croatian.

Dec 29 13:33

A Crisis Worse than ISIS? Bail-Ins Begin

While the mainstream media focus on ISIS extremists, a threat that has gone virtually unreported is that your life savings could be wiped out in a massive derivatives collapse. Bank bail-ins have begun in Europe, and the infrastructure is in place in the US. Poverty also kills.

Dec 29 12:29

The Only Hope to Save Britain?

Dec 29 08:54

‘Prominent shift in consciousness’: EU steps up terror security over winter holidays

Capital cities across Europe are stepping up security over the winter holidays – following warnings from Austrian police that possible attacks could take place.

Dec 29 06:25

Report: Major European cities warned of possible terror attack during holidays

“Friendly” intelligence agency provides ominous holiday terror warning to European police

Dec 29 04:36

Crimea recovering after decades in Ukraine's oblivion - Polish official

Ukrainian nationalists have some territorial claims against Poland, even if the Ukrainian state does not announce it officially. We should not forget that the supporters of pro-Nazi Bandera killed thousands of Poles in 1943-44. So, under the new nationalist leadership Ukraine becomes a potential enemy of Poland. We should probably be grateful to the Russian president Putin for the fact that Ukraine keeps most of its troops in its eastern borderlands, and not on the border with Poland. There are some Polish politicians who hate Russia even more than they love Poland. I don't belong to their group. I love Poland before anything else. "Do you share the view of some European experts that the government controlled by the Polish nationalists from PiS will be dangerous for Poland?" I would not really give the name of the Polish nationalists to all of these people from PiS or from the Civic Platform. PiS is rather pro-American, while PO was more, like, pro-German.

Dec 28 11:56

German lawmakers irked by NATO plane deployment

A NATO force of reconnaissance planes that includes German personnel will be sent to help Turkey police its border, drawing ire from politicians in Germany who said on Sunday they were not consulted.

"The government must immediately inform parliament of the details of this deployment, in particular what missions will be assigned to these planes and the destination of any data they collect," Tobias Lindner, the green party's head of defence matters, demanded in German daily Bild.

Though the mission involves sending German troops abroad, the government said it has no plans to consult the Bundestag, Germany's lower house of parliament.

The defence ministry noted the deployment was aimed at carrying out airspace surveillance and not armed operations.

NATO plans a temporary transfer of AWAC aircraft from the west German base in Geilenkirchen to the Konya base in central Turkey, Germany's defence ministry wrote in a December 18 letter revealed Sunday.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

German NATO elements are being pre-positioned in Turkey, but the question is, what is the "real reason" they are being deployed now, and how many will be deployed?!? The AWACs are command and control platforms.

And were I a member of the Bundestag, I would also be royally ticked off that the government didn't believe this deployment wasn't worth informing me - and us - about.

So far, Turkey's US and NATO-enabled Edrogan has been perfectly content in playing the picador against Putin, including shooting down a Russian bomber; so what is the next step here?!?!

I think this is more worrisome than it might appear to be, in terms of looking at NATO's long game against Russia, and trying to provoke Putin into doing something stupid (or creating a false flag to be blamed on Putin), to provoke a military confrontation against it.

Dec 28 10:56

Guns And Ammo To Comfort The Syrian Migrants?!

WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FURNITURE TO GIVE COMFORT TO SYRIAN REFUGEES TURNED OUT TO BE A SHIPMENT OF GUNS AND AMMUNITION HIDDEN IN THE FURNITURE

THIS ‘FURNITURE SHIPMENT’ WAS SUPPOSED TO GO TO THE REFUGEE CAMPS IN GREECE TO MAKE THEIR LIVES MORE BEARABLE AND EASE THEIR HARDSHIPS.

52 TONS OF GUNS AND AMMUNITION IN BIG 40 FOOT DOUBLE CONTAINERS FOLLOWED THE ‘MIGRANTS’ TO EUROPE, PRETENDING TO BE FURNITURE BUT WAS DISCOVERED BY THE GREEK BORDER SECURITIES IN 14 CONTAINERS.

IF THIS DOESN’T CONVINCE YOU THAT THIS ‘SYRIAN MIGRATION’ IS NOTHING LESS THAN AN ARMED INVASION, THEN NOTHING WILL. WONDER NO MORE WHY ALL THOSE YOUNG (SOLDIER LOOKING) MEN WITH SUCH VIRILITY TOOK ON THE TASK OF (WALKING?) ALL THOSE MILES.

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UPDATE: This may be a repeat of a similar incident that happened last September.

Dec 28 10:14

Hillary Clinton Touts Overthrow of Gadhafi, but Doesn’t Mention That Clinton Foundation Donors Did Big Business in Tyrant’s Libya

On Saturday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton again justified the 2011 U.S. policy of regime change in Libya, citing, at least in part, the fact that dictator Moammar Gadhafi had killed Americans.

“We have to continue to do what is necessary when someone like Gadhafi, a despot with American blood on his hands, is overturned,” Clinton said during the weekend’s Democratic presidential debate in Manchester, New Hampshire. “But I’ll tell you what would have happened if we had not joined with our European partners and our Arab partners to assist the people in Libya, you would be looking at Syria.”

But early in the administration, Clinton had championed an allegiance with the Libyan regime under Gadhafi, during a time when some of the major U.S. corporations doing business in Libya were also donating heavy sums to the Clinton Foundation.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Do not for a moment imagine that this "pay to play" mentality will suddenly leave her consciousness, if she is able to win (or steal) the election; it will simply continue, unabated. For her and Bill Clinton, inhabiting the White House is simply another way to make millions of dollars through her foundation, and the public be damned.

And this is why we have to bring her past behaviour to the unblinking gaze of documented fact, because, if in fact, past is prologue to the future, we can expect massive international interventionism from a second Clinton presidency.

And has anyone out there had the "male attributes" to ask her if the current post-Ghadaffi situation in Libya, which has been rife with civil war since 2011; whose leadership has been badly factionalised and has just this month created a basis for a national unity government, was the outcome she desired when she green-lit Ghadaffi's assassination?!?

And what about the reality that Libya has become a
second home to ISIS?!?

Because if all I have stated here were not the outcomes Clinton desired as Secretary of State, and were simply "unintended consequences" of her policies here, please consider Libya a thoroughly terrifying, but very real, "prequel" to what a Clinton presidency will look like.

Dec 28 08:13

Revealed: How EU chiefs will be able to spend unlimited amounts on pro-Brussels propaganda in run-up to referendum

The European Commission is set to launch a prolonged 'information' campaign in the lead up to the referendum in a bid to persuade voters to keep Britain in the EU.

Voters are expected to receive endless pro-Europe propaganda ahead of the all-important vote on whether Britain should remain in the EU.

Due to the European Commission being based overseas, it is not forced to adhere to the strict British election rules on the amount of leaflets and posters produced for their pro-EU campaign.

Campaigners for Vote Leave have raised concerns that they face an uphill battle against the greater finances of the pro-Europe campaign.

Dec 28 07:33

BEX Alert!!! - "Check Out AntiséMitox – A Cure for Antisemitism"

“Antisémitox will finally heal your anti-Semitism,” is the new campaign buzz of the European Jewish organization (OJE ) in the fight against anti-Semitism, Le Journal du Buzz reports.

Inside the box of Antisémitox you’ll find three honey candies, detox patches, and the text stating the legal penalties against people expressing anti-Semitism in public.

On the back of the box you’ll find an indication of everything the new drug can cure: Insults, swearing, aggression, delusions, revisionism, insulting gestures (quenelles — the Nazi-like salute popularized by an anti-Semitic French comedian), and “fièvre du vendredi soir” (Friday night fever).

The new “drug” can be purchased online for 5 euros ($6.11).

Dec 28 03:46

The Cashless Society Cometh: European Nations Such As Sweden And Denmark Are ‘Eradicating Cash’

Did you know that 95 percent of all retail sales in Sweden are cashless? And did you know that the government of Denmark has a stated goal of “eradicating cash” by the year 2030?

Dec 27 20:23

In Sweden, a Cash-Free Future Nears

Dec 27 17:37

Bush cancels Europe trip amid calls for his arrest

Dec 26 - A planned trip by Bush to speak at the Switzerland-based United Israel Appeal later this week has been canceled after several human rights groups called for Swiss authorities to arrest Bush and investigate him for authorizing torture. Bush has traveled widely since leaving office, but not to Europe, where there is a strong tradition of international prosecutions.

Anywhere in the world that he travels, President Bush could face investigation and potential prosecution for his responsibility for torture and other crimes in international law, particularly in any of the 147 countries that are party to the UN Convention against Torture.

“As the US authorities have, so far, failed to bring President Bush to justice, the international community must step in,” said Salil Shetty.

Dec 27 12:35

Guns And Ammo To Comfort The Syrian Migrants?!

WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE FURNITURE TO GIVE COMFORT TO SYRIAN REFUGEES TURNED OUT TO BE A SHIPMENT OF GUNS AND AMMUNITION HIDDEN IN THE FURNITURE

THIS ‘FURNITURE SHIPMENT’ WAS SUPPOSED TO GO TO THE REFUGEE CAMPS IN GREECE TO MAKE THEIR LIVES MORE BEARABLE AND EASE THEIR HARDSHIPS.

52 TONS OF GUNS AND AMMUNITION IN BIG 40 FOOT DOUBLE CONTAINERS FOLLOWED THE ‘MIGRANTS’ TO EUROPE, PRETENDING TO BE FURNITURE BUT WAS DISCOVERED BY THE GREEK BORDER SECURITIES IN 14 CONTAINERS.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Using the illegal immigrants and migrants to start a civil war?

Dec 27 10:37

The Assault on Gender and the Family: Jewish Sexology and the Legacy of the Frankfurt School, Part One

Volkmar Sigusch (1940- ) may not be a familiar name to readers, but for those concerned about the modern assault on traditional attitudes to gender and sexuality it should be. You might have encountered the term ‘cisgender,’ a Sigusch creation that is rapidly gaining traction in common speech. For those unfamiliar with it, it has come to replace “normal” and even the more deviant-friendly term ‘heterosexual.’ Specifically, the term refers to those “who feel there is a match between their assigned sex and the gender they feel themselves to be. You are cisgender if your birth certificate says you’re male and you identify yourself as a man.” The goal behind inventing such a bizarre and convoluted label for that which is natural and healthy is, of course, to further dilute the identity of the present and coming generations, and convince us all that there is no “normal,” only different positions within an ever more colorful spectrum.

Dec 27 10:09

Czech president: migrants should be fighting Isis, not ‘invading’ Europe

Milos Zeman says children, the old and sick deserve compassion but young single men fleeing Middle East should stay behind and take up arms

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And get slaughtered by the Americans?!?

Dec 26 15:33

UK activists’ clarion call to civil societies around the world: ‘Expel Israel from the United Nations’

“In Gaza, 95,000 Palestinians remain homeless following the last conflict [the 2014 Israeli blitzkrieg ‘Protective Edge’ and ongoing 8-year blockade], forcing many to face the winter cold in tents, shipping containers, or among the ruins of their former houses.”

Dec 26 14:07

“Expel Israel from the UN”

Stuart Littlewood explains, with reference to Israel’s ongoing violations of international law and the principles of the United Nations, why it is past time for the Palestine Solidarity Campaign to embrace a draft resolution calling for Israel’s expulsion from the UN.

Dec 26 08:46

Switzerland to hold referendum on banning private banks from creating money

A radical initiative to strip private banks of their power to “create money” and make it exclusively a central bank privilege has gathered enough support for the Swiss government to announce a referendum on the issue. A vote in favor may result in a return to 100 percent reserve banking.

Dec 24 10:58

Source: Hundreds of ISIS Jihadists already in Europe preparing Paris-style attacks

Hundreds of ISIS jihadists have already slipped into Europe and are preparing Paris-style attacks, with hundreds more on the way, according to a source that spoke to Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet.

Dec 24 10:12

Spain May Need Second Election After Anti-Austerity Party Scores Big At Ballot Box

“Today sees the start of a new political era,” Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias told supporters gathered in Madrid after Sunday’s largely inconclusive elections in Spain. “The forces of change are making a historic advance.”

Iglesias is certainly correct that things have changed. Spain’s three-decade old political duopoly was toppled over the weekend with PP and PSOE garnering their lowest combined share of the vote since the eighties.

Dec 24 10:10

EU Places The Interests Of Jews Ahead Of Europeans

In an astoundingly revealing article published by The Times of Israel, it was recently reported that the European Union is acceding to Israel’s demands that it redefine and clarify the specific meaning of “anti-Semitism,” i.e., making basic, factual observations about Jews, the Jewish state of Israel, Jewish criminality and treachery, the Jewish agenda to undermine, pervert, and destroy traditional Western civilization, Jewish supremacy and control over critical aspects of (formerly) White nations, etc., “in a bid to better fight the phenomenon,” according to the article.

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"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." -- Voltaire

Dec 24 06:41

Montenegro Officially Invited to Join NATO - Gov't Statement

NATO issued a formal membership to Montenegro in early December. The decision triggered protests in the capital, gathering some 5,000 opponents.
The European Union and Montenegro opened negotiations on Monday on another two chapters on the country’s accession into the bloc.
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Montenegro Opens Two More Negotiating Chapters for EU Accession
"According to the procedure, the extending of the invitation letter will be followed by the opening of accession negotiations which will last several months. Following their completion, NATO member states are expected to sign a protocol on the accession of Montenegro to NATO and begin the process of ratification. The protocol will enable Montenegro to take part in most NATO meetings," the statement reads.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

More encirclement of Russia, I see, with which the Putin government is not likely to be very happy.

Dec 23 16:32

Europe’s Deadly Mistake

Dec 23 15:20

Greece gets one billion euros in third bailout

Greece’s international creditors this week handed over a payment of one billion euros under the terms of its third bailout programme after Athens met their demands for further tough economic reforms.

Dec 23 09:41

Brussels bonus bonanza: EU bureaucrats pocketing a backdated pay rise worth £74MILLION today – including £2,700 for President Juncker

Brussels bureaucrats will today pocket thousands of euros in generous Christmas bonuses despite their shambolic handling of the migrant crisis.

In the face of the tightening of belts across continent, the European Union is to reward its civil servants with a bumper 2.4 per cent pay rise next year costing nearly 100million euros (£74million), it can be revealed.

The inflation-busting increase will be backdated six months to July meaning staff will get an extra treat in their pay packets today.

Dec 23 09:36

Has EU referendum been rigged already? 'In' camp allowed to outspend 'Out' campaigners by 50 per cent while PM is set to send 'pro-European' dossier to every family in UK

Campaigners for Britain to leave the EU could be outspent by their opponents by £6million, it emerged last night.

Rules signed off by David Cameron mean the ‘Out’ campaign will be able to spend no more than £11million in the critical final weeks of the campaign, while those pushing for Britain to stay in the EU will be allowed to spend £17million – 50 per cent more.

Eurosceptics said last night that the spending limits provided further evidence that the referendum rules are ‘stacked in favour’ of the Government, which is expected to campaign to keep Britain in.

Dec 23 07:35

Europe belongs to us

Dec 22 16:30

Solidarity! Jeremy Corbyn heads to Portugal, heralds anti-austerity victory

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will hammer home the victory of Portugal’s new leftist government and promote its fight against austerity by embarking on a solidarity tour of the country.

Dec 22 09:58

Poland: Anti-government rallies continue as Lech Wa??sa warns of civil war

For the second time this month, thousands took to the streets in Poland to protest against the continuing assault on the country’s laws and governing institutions by the newly elected administration of Law and Justice (PiS). It is estimated that about 20,000 demonstrated in front of the parliament in the country’s capital Warsaw last Saturday. This is less than half the crowd of about 50,000 that gathered in front of the Presidential Palace the previous Saturday. Smaller demonstrations took place in 21 cities all over the world, including protests in front of Polish embassies in Berlin, London and New York.

Dec 22 09:56

Is the EU Breaking Up? Sanctions Against Russia Are Extended

Not only is there dissension within the European Union on account of the Polish President of the European Commission’s having rammed through on December 21st an extension of economic sanctions against Russia, but on the same day, the person who (though only until the end of this year) speaks for the Presidency of the European Union, who is Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn, said that Poland’s new far-right government is going too far to change Poland’s own Constitution in order to enable that government to do what it wants to do. He says: if that Polish Party carries it out, Poland’s voting rights in the EU should be suspended.

Dec 22 06:45

Putin denies Russia sabotaged talks on free trade zone with Ukraine

Russia didn’t ditch negotiations with Europe over its free trade agreement with Ukraine, said Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. The EU left the negotiations with the words “game over,” which isn’t “very European,” according to the President.

The European Commission has said the EU, Russia and Ukraine were close to reaching an accord over Ukraine’s integration into Europe. However, according to the EU, Moscow didn’t show enough flexibility to make the talks successful.

Dec 22 06:35

Switzerland: Pupils sent home for wearing "racist" traditional Swiss Edelweiss shirts

Ten pupils at a secondary school in Gossau turned up for their lessons wearing an edelweiss shirt on Friday. A teacher was very unhappy at the sight of this typically Swiss clothing; he asked them to go and put something else on. According to the "SonntagsZeitung", the teacher considered that this manner of dress conveyed "racist and xenophobic" ideas. The ten pupils decided to come to school wearing peasant shirts and to sing patriotic songs to show their "pride in being Swiss". Tensions with classmates of Balkan origin are said to be at the origin of this initiative, reports the German-speaking weekly.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

So it is not just in the US that cultural and historical identity is under attack by the globalists!

Dec 21 16:46

BBC defends £2mn EU handout, says it won’t prejudice Brexit referendum coverage

Critics of the British Broadcasting Corporation have said that financial contributions from the EU could unbalance its reporting of next year’s expected referendum on whether the UK should remain a part of the European Union.

Dec 21 15:38

Bank of Italy Bails-out 4 Banks

Dec 21 14:50

Refugee Crime Driving Germans to Buy Guns: “Huge Influx of Foreigners Has Frightened Many People”

People in Germany are lining up for firearms. And the underlying reason why? A crime wave of rapes, robberies and violent crimes by “black sheep” individuals in these migrant groups.

All across Germany, a country with some of the most stringent gun-control laws in Europe, demand is skyrocketing for non-lethal self-defense weapons, including pepper sprays, gas pistols, flare guns, electroshock weapons and animal repellants. Germans are also applying for weapons permits in record numbers.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Dec 21 13:09

Is Russia losing its little brother? Information war drags Serbia closer to EU

Oh, those dreams of Eurointegration…They are like a virus which infect some hot head and instantly block memory and common sense. The process of accession formally began this month. The European Union launched accession talks on Serbia’s joining, put forth a number of economic demands along with a plan for building relations with Kosovo. The authorities of this Balkan country plan to fulfill all of Brussels’ requirements by 2019. In doing so, all of Serbia’s domestic and foreign policies fall into dependence on Brussels. Think about it: European officials are giving Serbs instructions on how and on what terms good-neighborly relations with Kosovo should be approached. After the meeting with the “bosses” of Europe, the Serbian Prime Minister eloquently expressed that Serbia is going to Europe not for economic reasons, but, first and foremost, for the public: the Serbian people want to match European-style society. What is this - a sensible step or betrayal?

Dec 21 09:50

ALERT: EU STANDING ARMY TAKING SHAPE

Dec 21 09:40

NATO TO DEPLOY AIR SUPPORT TO TURKEY

Dec 21 09:30

Spain Issues Arrest Warrant For Benjamin Netanyahu Over 2010 Gaza Flotilla Attack

The Israeli prime minister and six other government officials could face arrest should they enter Spain, after a judge from the country issued warrants for their arrest.

Benjamin Netanyahu would be detained by police over a a case against him regarding the famed 'Freedom Flotilla' attack that took place in 2010.

Spanish judge Jose de la Mata ordered both the police and guardía to notify him should Netanyahu or one of six other Israeli officials cross Spain’s border.

Dec 21 07:46

Italian Party: Merkel Wants to Sign TTIP Before Details About Deal Revealed

The leader of Italy’s Lega Nord party, Matteo Salvini claims that German Chancellor Angela Merkel hurries to sign the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to take advantage of the citizens' lack of knowledge about the deal.

Dec 21 07:46

Putin: The EU should not just take orders from the US

According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, at the present moment the EU practically does not conduct an independent foreign policy. Putin stressed that Europe, remaining a member of NATO, has given up its sovereignty to the leader of the alliance, the USA.

Dec 21 07:43

Hungary’s Migrant Stance, Once Denounced, Gains Some Acceptance

Like most members of Hungary’s liberal intellectual elite, George Konrad, a distinguished novelist, loathes his country’s stridently illiberal prime minister, Viktor Orban.

“He is not a good democrat and I don’t believe he is a good person,” said Mr. Konrad, a veteran of communist-era struggles against dictatorship.

All the same, he thinks Mr. Orban, the self-declared scourge of mainstream elites across Europe, was right and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was wrong about how to respond to the chaotic flood of migrants seeking refuge from war and poverty — perhaps Europe’s most serious crisis since World War II.

Dec 20 13:14

Economic anxiety, public safety fears and the rise of demagogues in the US and Europe

Lawrence Davidson examines how economic anxiety and fears over public safety, fuelled by the Islamist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, are creating the environment for demagogues and militarists such as Donald Trump to flourish.

Dec 20 10:41

US Elites Are Trying to Destroy Europe with Immigrants

A side effect of the American neocon strategy of up-ending the Middle East is to flood Europe, and in particular, Germany, the continent's dominant power, with non-Christian immigrants. The author argues that this is deliberate, and that Merkel and Obama are neocon patsies, leading Europe to destruction, and that Russia is one of the few countries whose leadership understands what is happening, and is fighting back. A few years ago, views like these would be considered on the fringe. Today they are going mainstream. Witness the popularity of Donald Trump...

Dec 20 09:51

Europe, Turkey Close Airspace To Russian Warplanes Flying Anti-ISIS Missions, General Says

Well in the course of detailing Russia’s long-range bomber missions, Konovalov noted that the Tu-160s were forced to fly from the airfield of Olenegorsk in Russia’s northwestern Murmansk Region.

Why is this notable, you ask? Here's Konovalov again: “Europe didn’t let us fly; Turkey didn’t let us fly, but we showed that even is such conditions we’re capable of coping with the task using airfields on the Russian territory."

In other words, Europe and Turkey declined to allow Russia to use their airspace on the way to conducting airstrikes against the very same terrorists that attacked Paris just four days before the long-range warplanes were deployed to the fight in Syria.

Dec 20 07:44

Faithful Friend: German Vice-Chancellor Stands Up for Nord Stream 2 Project

German Vice-Chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel defended the idea of the Nord Stream 2 project, in spite of the tough stance of the European Union on this issue, Frankfurter Allgemeine reported.

Dec 19 18:59

Soros Plays Both Ends in Syria Refugee Chaos

Since John D. Rockefeller was advised to protect his wealth from government taxation by creating a tax-exempt philanthropic foundation in 1913, foundations have been used by American oligarchs to disguise a world of dirty deeds under the cover “doing good for mankind,” known by the moniker “philanthropy” for mankind-loving. No less the case is that of George Soros who likely has more tax-exempt foundations under his belt than anyone around. His Open Society foundations are in every country where Washington wants to put ‘their man’ in, or at least get someone out who doesn’t know how to read their music. They played a key role in regime change in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe after 1989. Now his foundations are up to their eyeballs in promoting propaganda serving the US-UK war agenda for destroying stability in Syria as they did in Libya three years ago, creating the current EU refugee crisis.

Dec 19 14:42

‘Attempt to create police state system’: EU to eye new border guard agency

An EU summit in Brussels has come out in favor of creating a new border and coast guard agency to stem the refugee crisis.

Dec 19 09:00

Poland sends troops to enforce ‘dismissal’ of NATO intel center head

The new Polish authorities have sent military police on an overnight visit to the NATO Counter Intelligence Center of Excellence in Warsaw to “enforce the replacement of the center’s head.”

Defense Ministry spokesman Bartlomiej Misiewicz explained the move by saying the head of the training center, Colonel Krzysztof Dusza, had failed to fulfill a dismissal order last week.

The reshuffle was needed as the employees of the center weren’t supported by the Polish government, Deputy Defense Minister Bartosz Kownacki told RMF radio.

Dec 19 08:29

$430 fortune? Denmark defends plans to seize migrants’ cash & jewelry

Denmark has defended its plans to strip refugees of their valuables, including cash and jewelry, and to make them pay for their stay in asylum centers. Authorities say the rules apply for all people in Denmark, whether residents or refugees.

Dec 18 19:19

Putin Winning The War On Terrorism As The United States Along With It’s Ties To ISIS Concedes In Syria !!!

The Obama administration is no longer publicly asking for “regime change” in Syria after multiple news reports revealed how NATO and its allies have spent years supporting Islamic jihadists to try and topple Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.

Dec 18 14:51

Scandal: Polish intelligence agencies have seized NATO expert counter-intelligence center

Representatives of the Polish military counterintelligence Service and the Ministry of defence has occupied the building of the center of expertise military intelligence of NATO. They explained their actions by the change of leadership. "On December 18, 2015 the representative office on the establishment of the NATO expert counter-intelligence center Bartholomay Misevich has introduced a new acting Director Colonel Robert Ball at the premises of the centre" — quoted by TASS message of the Ministry of defence.

Dec 18 14:00

EU extends sanctions against Russia for 6 months — source

"EU ambassadors have agreed in principle on the extension of economic sanctions against Russia for six months — until July 31, 2016. No changes have been made in the regime of restrictions," the source said. According to the source, the final formal decision will be made by the EU Council next week.
Italian PM: EU, Russia may overcome sanctions regime http://tass.ru/en/world/845376

Dec 18 11:58

Watch This Teen Punch the Spanish Prime Minister in the Face. Hard.

Last night a seventeen year old punched Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy right in the side of the head. He later told the newspaper El Pais, “I’m glad”.

Apparently millennials give Rajoy a lower rating than even fascist dictator Francisco Franco once had, likely due to a massive 51 percent unemployment rate in their age bracket there coupled with Rajoy’s stringent austerity policies.

Dec 18 08:36

Cameron's hastily-organised EU speech descends into an embarrassing shambles as the Royal crest falls off his lectern

David Cameron's press conference in Brussels last night descended into an embarrassing shambles after the Royal crest fell off his lectern as he spoke.

The Prime Minister's midnight speech was so hastily organised that aides were hurriedly putting up the British flag on the podium just minutes before he addressed reporters.

A cardboard oval with the UK government's coat of arms was attached to the lectern using double sided tape - but became dislodged while Mr Cameron was talking.

Dec 18 08:34

"Unprecedented": Over 800 Migrants Try to Storm Channel Tunnel In France

Dec 18 07:34

EU summit approves idea of creating supranational border guard agency — Tusk

According to Tusk, without the protection of the external borders the EU will fail as a political community. But today there is cause for optimism because all the leaders have agreed to protect the external borders. In this connection it has been decided to urgently consider the proposal on the establishment of the border guard agency, he said. "In this context, we agreed to rapidly examine the European Commission's proposal of strengthening the EU's external borders, including the European Border Guard idea. Ministers should adopt their position by July, but the leaders' broad acceptance means that in the future Europe will not remain vulnerable because the Schengen border is insufficiently protected," Tusk said. According to him, "This evening I have also received good news from Frontex about an agreement with Greece on deploying a Rapid Border Intervention Team already in December.

Dec 18 07:31

A Pessimist's Guide to 2016

Dec 17 23:20

Syria Shatters Pentagon Dream

by Pepe Escobar

No one should be holding their breath. As no one should be reasonably expecting that an astonishing mediocre, lame duck Team Obama would have the balls to confront Wahhabism as the true ideological matrix of all strands of Salafi jihadism, «moderate rebels» included.

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